Romantasy Books to Keep You Swooning and Scheming
Enchanting Romantasy Reads to Keep You Spellbound Until the Arrival of the Next ‘Fourth Wing’ Installment
13 Romantasy Books to Read
Oh, BookTok, how we love your chaotic energy and passionate book talks! Is there anything better than watching someone squeal and scream about their latest literary obsession? I think not. And let me tell you, the recent frenzy around Fourth Wing by Rebecca Yarros is a prime example of BookTok’s undeniable power.
Fourth Wing burst onto the scene earlier this year and quickly became a sensation among BookTok royalty. As someone who fell head over heels for this book, I can confirm that it is an absolute delight from start to finish. It reminded me why I adore reading so much in the first place. And if you, like me, are eagerly awaiting the release of Iron Flame (the second book in the series), fear not! I’ve got some mesmerizing romantasy recommendations to hold you over until then.
“But wait,” you say, “what exactly is romantasy?” Oh, my dear bookworm, let me enlighten you. Romantasy is the glorious lovechild of romance and fantasy. It’s a genre that combines fierce heroines saving kingdoms with swoon-worthy romances that will leave you giggling and kicking your feet in delight. And since Iron Flame is still a few months away, I’ve curated a list of twelve romantasy books that will keep your heart aflutter and your mind in a magical realm.
Now, let’s dive into the enchanting world of romantasy, shall we?
1. Trial of the Sun Queen by Nisha J. Tuli
Immerse yourself in Lor’s quest for freedom, revenge, and love. As one of the ten Tributes vying for the role of queen, she must navigate a treacherous competition against fierce competitors. Will she emerge victorious or be cast aside? Get ready for a heart-pounding journey filled with twists and turns.
2. One Dark Window by Rachel Gillig
Step into Elspeth’s world, where she hides a powerful secret called the Nightmare. Join her as she embarks on a journey to undermine the king and save her kingdom, all while battling the growing strength of the Nightmare. Will Elspeth find the strength to stop the darkness within her?
3. The Jasad Heir by Sara Hashem
Sylvia, the lost Heir of Jasad, must conceal her identity and stay alive. But when she crosses paths with Arin, the Nizahl Heir, her carefully crafted life starts to unravel. As their hatred transforms into something more, Sylvia finds herself torn between the life she wants and the one she left behind. Get ready for a thrilling tale of deception and forbidden love.
4. House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J. Maas
Bryce Quinlan had the perfect life until tragedy struck, leaving her shattered and seeking justice. Teaming up with fallen angel Hunt Athalar, they embark on a quest to find a murderer, uncover dark powers, and maybe even set themselves free. Prepare for a wild ride filled with mystery, passion, and plenty of supernatural beings.
5. Gild by Raven Kennedy
Enter the world of King Midas and Auren, the girl turned to gold. Auren’s loyalty to the king is tested when she becomes a bargaining chip in a war. As her love is challenged and her trust shattered, Auren must navigate a world where everything she thought she knew is wrong. Brace yourself for an emotional rollercoaster of love, betrayal, and unexpected twists.
6. Divine Rivals by Rebecca Ross
Join Iris Winnow and Roman Kitt in a battle of words and hearts. Iris is determined to win a promotion at the Oath Gazette, but Roman, her rival, stands in her way. Little do they know that their anonymous correspondence will forge a connection they never expected. Prepare for a romance filled with witty banter, rivalries, and maybe even a love that defies all odds.
Phew! That’s just the beginning of our epic journey through the world of romantasy. But don’t worry, there’s more to come. Stay tuned for the next installment where we’ll dive into more captivating stories that will transport you to realms of magic, adventure, and love. Until then, happy reading, my fellow bookworms!